ABOUT AL RAUDAH
Al Raudah is a residential sub-community in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain. Al Riqqah, Al Dar Al Baidaa, Al Haweah and Al Raas are the neighbouring communities. The area is home to residential buildings, offering a mix of apartments. The government offices, hospitals, mosques, police headquarters, a sports club and a cinema.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in Umm Al Quwain
- Features a mix of apartments
- Home to government buildings
- Mosques, schools, restaurants and supermarkets are in proximity
There are numerous government offices such as Umm Al Quwain Industrial City Authority, Umm Al Quwain Municipality and the UAQ Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Amenities within the area include mosques, supermarkets, sports clubs, dining places and recreational facilities.
Properties in Al Raudah Umm Al Quwain
Al Raudah is home to apartments in different sizes. These residential units mostly come in 2-bedroom configurations. Spanning over an area of 800 sq. ft., these flats feature master bedrooms, attached bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen and a large hall. The apartment building offers 24-hour security and free maintenance.
Apartments for rent in Al Raudah are available starting from AED 23k.
HOTELS IN AL RAUDAH
Umm Al Quwain is bounded by Ajman on the southwestern side and Ras Al Khaimah on the northeast. There are resorts in Umm Al Quwain for tourists who do not want to compromise on luxury and hospitality.
Some popular hotels near Al Raudah are:
- Palma Beach Resort & Spa
- Flamingo Beach Resort
- Pearl Hotel and Spa
Palma Beach Resort & Spa is a 4-star hotel located in Al Dar Al Baida. Established in 1995, the hotel is inspired by ancient Egyptian concepts. It offers spacious chalets with comfortable rooms that gives a luxurious experience to the guests. Key amenities at the resort include Palma Spa, Palma Restaurant, coffee shop, internet cafe, laundry services, bowling and billiard centre, kid’s water playground, 3-outdoor swimming pools, facsimile services, dedicated barbeque area, car rental services and water sports activities among many others. This hotel is roughly a 5-minute drive by car.
Flamingo Beach Resort is located in the Old Town Area at a 5-minute drive away. Flamingo Resort Umm Al Quwain is a luxurious retreat offering 82 rooms designed for comfort. Key amenities offered to guests are coffee makers, LED TVs, minibars and free Wi-Fi. It boasts stunning mangrove island views. Guests have access to private beach and water activities such as flamingo tours, fishing, crabbing, snorkelling and diving.
Those looking for luxurious waterfront accommodation can visit Pearl Hotel and Spa. There are 47 rooms equipped with all the essential facilities for a comfortable stay. Guests can also find a full-service spa, an outdoor swimming pool, family-friendly activities, free Wi-Fi and three on-site restaurants serving a variety of cuisines.
Transportation and Parking Spaces in Al Raudah
Residential units have dedicated parking spaces in Al Raudah, Umm Al Quwain. Visitors can find empty parking spots on the streets.
Public Transportation in Al Raudah
There are limited options for public transportation in Al Raudah. Feeder bus E400 services the Umm Al Quwain Bus Stop. This bus station is a roughly 13-minute drive by car. Residents can also use taxis to commute within the emirate.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Supermarkets in Al Raudah
Residents looking for grocery stores and supermarkets in Al Raudah can access a few options within a 2 to 3-minute drive by car. These include Shahaban Grocery, SHABAN Grocery and Noor Al Sabah Supermarket.
Other supermarkets nearby are located in the Al Hawiyah community. These include Al Madeena Supermarket, Mohammed Sultan Supermarket, Muneera Grocery and Supermarket Al Marah. These are accessible within a 2-minute drive by car.
Churches, Temples and Mosques in Al Raudah
Several mosques in Al Raudah are a 3-minute drive away from the residential areas. These include Masjid Al Rawdah, Musalla Al Eid, Masjid Al Ekhlas, Masjid Al Huda, Masjid Hassan Bin Thabit, Masjid Abu Bakar Al Siddique and Masjid Al Qaaqaa Bin Amro.
The Church Centre and IPC Umm Al Quwain are the nearest churches located in the Old Town area. Both churches are roughly a 4-minute drive by car from Al Raudah. Our Lady of Arabian Church is a 12-minute drive by car.
Schools and Universities in Al Raudah
Parents can send their toddlers to Butterflies Nursery in Al Raas – C which is a 4-minute drive. Apple Tree Nursery is located in Al Humrah D at a 7-minute drive.
High schools in Al Raudah include UAQ Education District, U.A.Q Girls School for Basic Education, Umm Al Quwain Preparatory Girls School, Moalla Center for Females and Al Manahil Primary School. These are accessible within a 3-minute driving distance.
Universities near Al Raudah are British Applied College and Emirates Canadian University College (UAQU), located in Al Raas-A, at a 3 to 4-minute driving distance.
Clinics and Hospitals in Al Raudah
Hollywood Smile Dental Clinic and Dr Sinan Eye Clinic in Al Raudah are a 2 to 3-minute drive away. Other clinics nearby include Al Noor Clinic UAQ- Dental Clinic, Thumbay Clinic UAQ, Dr Rana’s Specialist Clinic and Jamal Clinic, roughly at a 3 to 5-minute drive away.
Umm Al Quwain Hospital in Al Raudah is managed by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP). It is a 3-minute drive away from the area. Preventive Medicine Department is also accessible at a 3-minute drive.
Al Raudah is home to several government offices such as Emirates Post – Umm Al Quwain Central Post Office, Department of Economic Development, Umm Al Quwain Federal First Instance Court, Umm Al Quwain Municipality, UAQ Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Umm Al Quwain Police GHQ.
Residential communities surrounding Al Raudah are Al Khor, Al Limghadar, Al Humrah A, Al Hawiyah, Al Rass and Al Riqqah. On the other side, it bordered by the coast of Umm Al Quwain. Al Salamah community is located at a 14-minute drive by car.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls in Al Raudah
For shopping, residents can head towards the community of Al Riqqah, where you can access several malls near Al Raudah. These include China Mall UAQ that offers exciting shopping, dining and entertainment experience.
Apart from this shopping mall, there are local shops in the neighbourhood namely The World Accessories, Laylat Al Henna and Ideal Trading. There are few jewellery shops such as Al Rahman Jewellers Branch and Damas Jewellery nearby.
LuLu Centre and Fragrancia Perfumes LLC- UAQ in Al Raas – A are accessible at a 3-minute drive.
Restaurants in Al Raudah
Residents can find Arab Sea Restaurant that serves seafood at a 2-minute drive by car. Expert Tea Café is a casual dining option at a 2-minute drive away.
Other restaurants in Al Raudah are Calicut Grill Restaurant, Al Baikh Restaurant, Filipino Cuisine Restaurant, GAB’s Tambayan, Delight Malabar Restaurant and Al Khyam Cafeteria. These are at a 3 to 5-minute driving distance from the district.
BEACHES NEAR AL RAUDAH
Residents can visit Umm Al Quwain Beach at an 8-minute drive away from Al Raudah community to enjoy a weekend picnic and various water sports.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
For family entertainment, there is the Granata Cinema where you can enjoy all the latest local and international blockbusters.
Umm Al Quwain National Museum is located in the Old Town Area. It is home to notable exhibits such as royal family heritage, old pictures, sea equipment, historical documents, traditional market Attar, Mahloa and a coffee shop. The archaeological finds from Ed Dur and Tel Abraq are the major highlights of the UAQ museum.
One of the best things to do in Umm Al Quwain is to enjoy water sports activities. UAQ Marine Club in Al Khor is a perfect spot for canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, water skiing and enjoying the Doughnut Ride.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
National Flag Park is one of the popular family-friendly parks in Umm Al Quwain. This beachfront park hosted the 47th National Day of UAE. It is located close to the Palma Beach Resort and is a 5-minute drive by car from Al Raudah.
HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Park is located in Al Humrah D, roughly a 7-minute drive by car. This amusement park has fun-filled rides for children. Al Arabi Sports and Cultural Club is a sports complex located at 17 Othman Bin Affan Street.
There are plenty of gyms near Al Raudah for fitness enthusiasts. These include Beach Public Gym, Red Belt Club Umm Al Quwain, 24 GYM, Ladies Fitness and Massage and Kodokan Martial Arts and Fitness. These are accessible within 8 to 9-minute drive away.
Sephora Beauty Saloon, Rumana Ladies Salon and Al Basha Salon are the nearest options for personal grooming.
Residents can attend events held at Palma Beach Resort and UAQ Marine Club.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Raudhah is a family-friendly neighbourhood featuring apartment buildings and numerous urban amenities. There are no villas and townhouses. Moreover, public transportation is limited at this point in time.
FAQs about Al Raudah
Where is Al Raudah situated?
Al Raudhah is a residential community located in Umm Al Quwain.
How far is the Umm Al Quwain Beach from Al Raudah?
Residents can reach the Umm Al Quwain Beach in just 5 minutes.
- Umm Al Quwain Museum is a 3-minute drive away
- Umm Al Quwain International Airport is a 27-minute drive away via E11
- Dreamland Aqua Park is a 25-minute drive via E11